Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Local congresscritter, Kurt Schrader, is feelin' it: 'I Think the President Was Grossly Misleading to the American Public'

Dem Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR05) is obviously hearing it.

This, of course, is a pre-emptive strike in an effort to save his own skin: after all, if memory serves, Schrader was one in the clowncar of idiots who voted for this garbage in the first place.

Unlike our own empty-suited cardboard cutout of a pro-CRC Scamming Congresswoman, he's taken a much higher profile in his "come to Jesus" position over the trainwreck that is the Obamacare debacle:

If Herrera gave a damn, she'd be pounding this like a drum.  But I guess the million or so that's been spent on her own baby makes that kind of politically awkward.

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Dem. Rep.: 'I Think the President Was Grossly Misleading to the American Public'

9:02 AM, Nov 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Rep. Kurt Schrader, a Democrat from Oregon, said that President Obama was "grossly misleading" on Obamacare:

"Very misleading," the Democratic congressman says of Obama's promise that you can keep your health care plan, if you like it.

"I think next year at the election time, people are going to want to know, was I able to sign up? And what is the shape of the benefit package I'm going to get and how much is it going to cost me, at the end of the day? I think this will, the sign-up period and problems and the horrendous problems that are going on right now will be way in the past.

"I think the president was grossly misleading to the American public. I know right away as a veterinarian, I have my own business, that my policies got cancelled even before the Affordable Care Act. I know that I would change policies on a regular basis, trying to find the best deal for myself and my employees. But a lot of Americans, a lot of Oregonians, have stayed with the same policy for a number of years and are shocked that their policy got cancelled.

"So I think the president saying you could stay with it and not being honest that a lot of these policies were going to get cancelled was grossly misleading to the American public and is causing added stress and added strife as we go through a really difficult time with health care."

Schrader also accused White House press secretary Jay Carney of "double talk" for also misleading on Obamacare.

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